Category Archives: 9/11 Tribute Center

Costco Vest Represents Patriotism and Community

Terry Truelove and Gerry Stewart show their vest, now showcased in Tribute, and tell the story of how this uniform vest became a connection to 9/11.

On Wednesday, March 7, the Tribute WTC Visitor Center held a dedication ceremony for a unique object. Terry Truelove and Gerry Stewart, two employees from the Costco store in Hazlet, NJ, preserved their community‚Äôs expressions of empathy and patriotism in the months after September 11, 2001. As a store greeter, Terry Truelove wore her vest […]

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N.J. to release 9/11 curriculum to help educators teach about terror

By Jeanette Rundquist The Star Ledger Mary Vazquez was teaching a lesson about communities at Millburn Middle School nearly 10 years ago when another teacher rushed into her classroom with a message to give if students asked: “Two planes went into the World Trade Center. You are safe.” When the 9/11 terror attacks occurred, schools […]

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Memories and Meaning: Objects Speak

Contributors who donated objects to the new Tribute exhibit showcasing 9/11 related momentos.

In February 2011, the Tribute Center opened a new exhibit, Memories and Meaning Objects Speak, which reflects the impact that the attacks of September 11th have had on a variety of people over the last ten years. The curatorial staff at the Tribute Center interviewed hundreds of people who had saved very personal mementoes from […]

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